Responsible alcohol certification for servers is not yet mandatory by New York state law. However, many large companies are now requiring any employee serving or selling alcohol to the public to be certified by a state-recognized responsible alcohol program.
Our online alcohol certification course is produced by American Safety Council and has been approved in New York. This course currently meets the requirements of the New York Division of Alcohol Beverage Control and the New York State Liquor Authority (NYSLA). It is 100% online, secure and takes approximately 2 hours to complete. To better assist you, we offer 24/7 customer support. This makes taking the course online more convenient for you!
Upon successful completion of the alcohol awareness course, you will be able to print a certificate immediately. Your certification is valid for 3 years.
Alcohol certification is not mandatory in the state of New York. However, it is highly recommended that anyone who serves or sells alcohol in New York take this course.
What this means to you as a liquor-serving employee is that you not only receive protection in the event of an alcohol-related incident, but you will become more hirable by these quality companies since you will already be certified by a program that is approved by the New York State Liquor Authority.
Having the proper alcohol safety education will ensure a better (and safer) work place for you, your employer and your customers!
The NY On-Premise alcohol awareness online training class is for anyone who serves alcohol by the glass or single bottle or can that will be opened and consumed on the establishment premises. Every person in the state of New York who is a server or seller of alcoholic beverages should take this alcohol awareness training course. This would include:
In New York, responsible alcohol service training provides mitigating benefits: The New York State Liquor Authority (NYSLA) will consider training a mitigating factor if, at the time of violation, the person who committed the violation held a valid certificate of completion or renewal from a certified alcohol training awareness program provider and the licensee diligently implemented and complied with the training program.
The NY Off-Premise course is for anyone who sells alcohol by the bottle, case, or single cans that is intended to be taken off the store premises to be consumed elsewhere. This is anyone who works in a grocery store, liquor store, convenience store or gas station in NY. The off-premis course is for those that work in the following areas:
When alcohol is sold "to go", there are times store employees can encounter alcohol-related issues. Having knowledge in advance will help to prevent these occurrences. It can also lower the owner's liquor liability insurance.